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come up, his administration will fix them, he says. >> remember that not only has the law helpeded millions of people but that there's millions more that stand to be helped. we have to make sure they know that. >> reporter: this was the first in a series of aexperiences. president obama plans to focus on the positive aspects of the law. >>> a major expans on the ban of cigarettes. richmond may become one of the first cities to ban e-cigarettes. why some people believe that the young children would benefit the most. >> reporter: that meeting is going on right now. smokers of electronic cigarettes are a growing population. some say if they operate like cigarettes, they should be treated like such. they are battery operated. >> nicotine, however it's delivered, is a dangerous drug. >> we're trying very hard to be a healthy city. no, smoking is not okay. >> reporter: nearly 2 million middle and high school students had tried e-cigarettes last year. they contain nicotine. >> they are inhaled and treat them like regular cigarettes. regardless of how you get the drug, there should be rest
and help us give where you live. >> a california law on dna selection will face a major test in federal appeals court. the law requires dna samples be taken from anyone who has been arrested for a felony in california. voters passed it in 2004. the american civil liberties union sued in 2009 saying the law is institutional. the state claimed it helped solve so-called cold cases like decade old murders, the u.s. supreme court upheld a similar law in merchandize. >> ad heart to musical acts refusing to play at sea world. they're backing out of the show after a movie showing treatment of animals at sea world. willie nelson and bare laked ladies has also pulled out. >> someone spotted a mountain lyon in half moon bay this morning. it happened at 2:00 along highway '2. the deputies did not find the big cat. lion sighting are common in the area. >> there's a meat recall affecting california. federal agriculture inspectors are recalling 2600 pounds or whole boneless hams, shipped by santa maria foods of ontario canada. test shows listeria pathogens in 50-pound becomes. the boxes are labeled pr
. and everybody wins. yoplait. it is so good. >> a california law on dna selection will face a major test in federal appeals court. the law requires dna samples be taken from anyone who has been arrested for a felony in california. voters passed it in 2004. the american civil liberties union sued in 2009 saying the law is institutional. the state claimed it helped solve so-called cold cases like decade old murders, the u.s. supreme court upheld a similar law in merchandize. >> ad heart to musical acts refusing to play at sea world. they're backing out of the show after a movie showing treatment of animals at sea world. willie nelson and bare laked ladies has also pulled out. >> someone spotted a mountain lyon in half moon bay this morning. it happened at 2:00 along way '2. the deputies did not find the big cat. lion sighting are common in the area. >> there's a meat recall affecting california. federal agriculture inspectors are recalling 2600 pounds or whole boneless hams, shipped by santa maria foods of ontario canada. test shows listeria pathogens in 50-pound becomes. the boxes are lab
. on sunday smith planned to fly his son and daughter-in-law to their home near butte missouri then fly his daughter and their -- montana. but smith never made it to any of those destinations. his bonanza went missing with all five people on board. >> dale is a man of experiences and many talents. he is the right person to get out of a tough situation. >> approximately 40 people from the valley county sheriff's department and other idaho agencies have internaling all day. they detected a faint signal from the plane's transponder but haven't been able to find where it is coming from. >> it is a very weak signal. this is very rugged terrain which i have heard complicates the effort. >> smith's wife is in idaho helping with the search which resumes tomorrow morning. we're learning smith is also a humanitarian. we'll talk about that come l up at 6:00. reporting live in says, rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> in san francisco, police are looking for a female driver who kept going after hitting a pedestrian not once but twice. it happened just before 11:00 this morning in the south of market are
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'm serious about it. >> okay. >> i don't see -- he was driving illegally and it is my fault. >> state law prohibits people from driving in the lane and no matter who you put the lane on the low is the law. >> thank you for bringing this to our attention. >>> we are back. if you are looking to see a movie there is a movie about family and justice. what is at the movies and what is showing in now showing. >> reporter: and around two broth merse a depressed town in america's rust belt. one of the brothers gets home from serving in iraq and lured into a ring and disappears. >> it is tough. makes me want to jump in there with you. >> see who walks out. >> when the police give up on the case it is up to his older brother to help him. out of the furnace with christian bale and forest whitaker. for now showing. >>> here is a strange story a trip from louisiana to california took a strange turn during a connecting flight in houston. a man says that he fell asleep on the plane that was filled with passengers when he woke up he was inside the plane all alone and locked inside. he was traveling on a
the law. and now the unions will hold their feet to the fire by taking them to court. kron 4's dan kerman has more on this latest chapter in the contract dispute. >> reporter:attorneys for barts? two largest unions have filed suit in alameda county superior court against bart and its board of directors for refusing to approve and implement a tentative contract agreement reached between unions and management back in october. unions say bart?s decision to remove a paid family medical leave provision before approving the contract is a violation of state law. >> reporter:bart maintains the family leave provision is too costly, should not have been in the contract in the first place and was a mistake. unions say that will not hold up in court as a justifiable cause. unions also addressed the possibility of going back on strike. >> one side the union employer has second thoughts or remorse to say where we did not agree on something as a way of getting out. as a result of required those employer signed the contract that they agreed to. >> we have not planned or scheduled a strike at that time. w
planning to sign up for insurance on the health care exchange. and young people are key to the law's success because they're the ones needed to offset the cost of insuring older, less healthy people.ç without them policy experts say obamacare and its numbers simply will not work. jonah goldberg is a fox news contributor and editor at large of "the national review" online. lynn sweet is washington bureau chief for the "chicago sun-times". i want to start with a look at a headline today from "the washington post". here's what it said. it said enrollment surges at u.s. online health care exchange. they're braggifg- jonah, about the fact that they got 56,000 people to sign up over three days in december. what do you think about those numbers, and what do you think about that headline? >> well, you know, any rise from zero or, essentially, zero is mathematically very large and can be called a surge. it doesn't mean that those numbers are actually hitting what they need to hit. they need 200,000 people to sign aeát with the number of cancellations that they've already had. moreover, w
that task force which will be made up of members of the public and law enforcement. it's a 21-member panel that will come up with an independent review process for officer involved shootings. some of the options could be a citizen review board or an independent citizen auditor. under the current system, the district attorney investigates officer involved shootings and decides if a crime was committed and then a grand jury reviews those findings. but anger over the deadly shooting of andy lopez in october prompted calls for change. investigators say sheriff's deputy eric yellhouse shot and killed the 13-year-old after mistaking the teen's airsoft bb gun for a real ak-47. lopez's family has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the deputy and the department claiming that shooting was unjustified. the santa rosa police department in the meantime is still investigating, and this county board of supervisors meeting will begin later on this morning at 8:30, and that's when they will take up this issue over the task force. it's a community and law enforcement task force that again will be appointe
.smith's daughter, her fiance, smith's son, and daughter in law. the plane lost contact with air traffic controllers sunday during bad weather in idaho. on tuesday some potentially good news.a faint signal from the plane's emergency beacon. but search teams have not found any sign of the plane.or the people that were on it. the plane took off sunday from baker city, oregon.it was headed to butte montana.and now crews are searching near the tiny central idaho town of yellow pine.where cell phone pings from people on board were last recorded. no linefriends, family, co- workers and neighbors.are all hoping for the best. amber's supposed to get married in a month according to her facebook page. the search has will start up again at daybreak. >> pleasanton police are searching for a 13-year-old girl. who was last seen on sunday. police say ana elizarraras is considered to be at-risk because of her age. she was last seen getting into a car with three men her brother made an emotional plea for her safe return. >> i just want her to come back. it is not pretend anymore. not seen her face in the morning is
of anyone getting sick from eating the product. >>> a california law on dna collection will fac tests. the law requires dna samples be taken from anyone who has been arrested for a felony in california. voters passed it in 2004. the american civil liberties union sued in 2009, saying the law is unconstitutional. the state claims it helps solve cold cases. the u.s. supreme court has already upheld a similar law in maryland. >>> add heart to the list of musical acts refusing to play concerts at seaworld. the band's official twitter account announced it's backing out of a february show because of a documentary called "blackfish." it examined the treatment of killer whales and other marine mammals at seaworld. willie nelson and bare naked ladies have also backed out of seaworld concerts. >>> coming up next on abc 7 news at 9:00, we'll tell you how alligators and crocodiles may use tools to hunt prey. >>> can we finally expect to warm up this week? spencer christian is up next with the forecast. >>> the 49ers and seahawks don't like each other which is normal for division rivals. a subaru.
this morning california republicans are defending a website one that criticizes the new health care law. the democrats say taxpayer money should not have been used to create that website. democrats are also saying the website created by republicans and the state assembly looks too much like the real website for the state's health care exchanges. and could prevent some users from signing up. the republican website has links to media coverage detailing problems with rollout of the health care law. >>> fighting to stay open. the new challenge san francisco city college faces. >>> also a relative of president obama has his day until court. a judge decides if he must be deported or if he can stay in this country. we'll have the details. >>> good morning. we're looking at the roads and finally we are getting to see slow traffic on 880 and also some other spots where the traffic is slowing down. >>> old man winter is really in the middle of the country but there is a hint of him here. it is definitely cold for some but what about how cold it will get later in the week. [woman] you wrapped the.
that criticizes the new health care law. >> democrats say taxpayer money should not have been used to create the site. it looks too much like the real website for the state's health care exchanges and could prevent users from signing up. the gop site has links to medial coverage detailing problems with the law. >>> two runners from kenya will participate in their first competition this sunday thanks to the kindness of a complete stranger. through a new organization he started through kenya. davis says he was inspired by the elite runners that come from a small town with no running water or electricity. they will be running in the california marathon this sunday. but first they are going to be treated to a shopping spree in san francisco later today. >> san francisco the people are really friendly. people are really welcoming. >> davis says he found the two men on facebook after reading about their story in a book. they are going to fly back to kenya on december 12th. >>> time now 5:10. more bad news for san francisco city college. the big hit it could take months before it may be forced to s
of supervisors meeting and that's when supervisors will appoint members of the public and law enforcement to this panel. the task force will consider various options ultimately including a citizen review board or an independent citizen auditor. under the current system, the district attorney looks at officer involved shootings and decides if a crime was committed and then a grand jury reviews those findings. but outrage over the deadly shooting of andy lopez in october prompted calls for change. and investigates say sheriff's deputy eric gailhouse shot and killed the 13-year-old after mistaking the teen's airsoft bb gun for a real ak-47. the lopez family since filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the deputy and the department claiming that shooting was unjustified. the santa rosa police department in the meantime is still investigating. the county board of supervisors meeting starts at 8:30 this morning, along with appointing members to this community and law enforcement task force, supervisors also are expected to decide whether to explore the creation of a memorial park at the s
vapor. the orderance could become law in 90 days >> they say what happens in vegas stays in vegas this next item is spreading like wildfire. it's a vitamin c infused shower. a special filter gives a spray of vitamins. those promoting this claim it can actually counter act chlorine in water. >> they started out a year ago with 42 rooms here. and by end of the month we're going extend it to 171. >> vitamin c in the shower? is that too much? >> never too much. >> i don't think taking a shower infused with vitamin c did harm. i doubt it has benefits directly to the skin. >> well, anyway. celebrities are hopping on board. actor leonardo dicaprio just bought an apartment in new york his shower comes with a vitamin c showerhead >> one company is considering a dree vice more intimate. mooibz testing a bra that can measure your emotional state. using sensors. idea to help stop people from emotional eating. the sensors record your heartbeat. keep a record and sends a warning to the phone you might be about to raid that cookie jar. so we don't leave out the men, microsoft is trying to incorp
care law that is stop to have low interest from young people >> today we learn of the new sponsor for the uc berkeley memorial stadium in 15 year naming rights deal for sponsorship which is with a nontraditional court sponsors. officials stress that the sponsorship will not affect the name. this afternoon we will know who will be serving up the food at the new niners stadium in santa clara. the 49ers are holding a news conference to announce a partnership at the stadium with the bay area all star but they not naming names so take your guess. the 49ers posted a brief video of a sign being moisted into the new home at the steam. the 49ers will play at the stadium next season. >> they better have lots of garlic. >> now the weather. lisa? >> good morning. we are starting out with the trees warning in the 9:00 with temperatures below freezing and we are at 32 degrees at the coast. numbers will continue to drop. the sun is not up until 7:10 the napa is 23, and 34 in oakland with 31 in san jose. los gatos is at 29 and live more is 26 and half moon bay right now is at 34. the cold of the
, the national organization of black law enforcement conducted an audit of the department and came up with 55 recommendations hue to improve the b.a.r.t. police force. today, patrick oliver, who was hired to conduct the audit, spoke about what it was like before improvements took place. >> there was not quality oversight on use of force incidents. there was not adequate supervision or eevaluation. >> reporter: that was changed this year. b.a.r.t. police says it has implemented most of the recommendations. the auditor says a lot of the improvements have been made. >> after three years they've exceeded expectations of what it takes to conduct the major form of a police agency. there's a lot for the b.a.r.t. board and at bay area transit district to feel good about. >> reporter: today, kenton rainy presented the findings to the b.a.r.t. board of directors. he minced no words saying this was a big challenge for the department. >> what you are trying to do is change the culture. b.a.r.t. police department has 40 years of culture and trying to develop and get the necessary critical mass together of
was born in 1918 raised by african no ability and set up the first black law firm. he joined the african congress. in 1960, police opened fire on thousands of black protestors in sharpville township. 69 people were died, including ten children. >> there are many people who see it, that it is useless for us to continue talking peace and nonviolence against the government, is on these attacks. >> the anc was out lawed and in 1964, mandela was sentenced to life in prison, attempting to over throw the government. imprisoned on robbins island, he became a powerful symbol of resistance. he was released from prison in 1990 and emerged as the face of the antiapart i'd movement. he appeared before a standing room crowd at the oakland colosseum. >> it is you, the people of oakland, the people of the bay area, who have given me and my delegation strength and hope to grow. >> mandela stepped into negotiations with fk declerk to bring multieration-ratial democracy. he was the first black president. >> so help me god. never, and never again, shall it be that this beautiful land will again experience t
have information call police. >> a california law on d.n.a. collection face as major test before a federal appeals court? san francisco. the 2004 voter approved law requires d.n.a. samples be taken from those arrested for a felony in california. the american civil liberties union filed suit saying the law is unconstitutional. the state claims it helps solve cold cases. the supreme court has upheld a similar law in maryland. >> oral arguments in that case and others before the circuit court of appeals in san francisco can be seen live online starting today. it is believed the first time a federal appeals court will broadcast live video of a proceeding. only cases deemed of great importance are live streamed. the court hears 20 such cases a year. >> new information this open on the deadly crash of an asiana flight 214 in july. the government has public hearings tomorrow. sources say that national transportation safety board investigators will highlight overreliance on computers and the need to adjust pilot training. investigators are expected to review asiana flight 214 misundersto
expected to reveal pilots misunderstood how the controls punks functioned. >> the law requires dna samples to be taken from all suspects arrested for felonies. american civil liberties union saying the law is un-constitutional. the state claims it helps solve cold cases the u.s. supreme court upheld a current law in maryland >> bob philner was sentenced to 90 days of house arrest and three years probation he faced a potential sentence of three years in prison. philner apologized to victims, family and citizens of san diego, serving only nine months as mayor. >> jury selection in a montana murder trial in which a young bride is accused of pushing her husband to his death just days after the wedding. abc7 news is following this case. >> reporter: did she murder her husband by pushing him off the edge? or was it an accident? that is what 12 jurors must decide the 22-year-old's murder trial gets underway inside of this court house. >> the prosecution, i think has a tough hurdle. she will get a preassumption of innocence. >> reporter: prosecutors claim just eight days after the wedding gram g
, will become law 90 days later. >> jacqueline: 49 up in san francisco. it will get down right freezing tonight. literally. you see low 30's and the high 20s. quite chilly freezing morning in of fact for all of the bay area except for san francisco. icy roads are possible so please take your time tomorrow morning. the light blue represents the freeze a warning and the dark blue represents the hard freeze corporate '20s through the delta also through the north bay can set for cisco is not under the free spirit san francisco is not under the freeze warning. icy roads are possible so please take it easy out there. a lot of twenties on the board with 24 and nab up, 24 fairfield, 1226 and 31 and half moon bay. certainly approaching record territory out there tomorrow morning. here is a list of expected low temperature and record for that day. san rafael and livermore not come close but napa will break a record there and same thing in oakland >> jacqueline: extended forecast after the call tomorrow we have trained to deal with on friday. and to saturday still quite chilly street frost and freeze warn
members have been getting questions all year long about what this complex health care law means for them. >> critics say the site is an attempt to steer people away from the legitimate insurance enrollment site and they're calling for the site to be shut down. >>> local schools are recipients of a federal grant aimed at bulking up the work force. they're awarding u.c. san francisco about $675,000. merit university and oakland is receiving more more in grant money. it's an effort to hire more nurses and other health professionals ahead of an expected surge in patients under the affordable care act. >>> back down to the bay area, a cold snap tonight along with a low temperature. some cities are also dealing with rain. this is new video just brought into our news room a couple of minutes ago from the chinatown area in downtown oakland, and you can see there, some people, well, weren't totally prepared. hey, whatever works. they weren't totally prepared for that wet weather. it's not just rain we're dealing with. we'll also get a little snow in the bay area. >> it is cold enough we will pick
healthcare law. these are live pictures from the hearing. many people struggled to sign up for insurance following the launch of the national website in october. but the white house says problems with the site have been fixed and millions of people are expected to sign up for coverage in coming weeks. >>> just as president obama begins a three-week public relations campaign for the new healthcare law, another lawsuit was filed against the affordable care act. the university of notre dame filed a religious challenge to the healthcare overhall, saying the -- overhaul, saying the requirement that the health plans cover birth control violates roman teachings. this is one of more than 80 lawsuits attacking the law on religious grounds. it will be the supreme court who decides if employers can refuse to offer benefits under the law. but that ruling is not expected into well next year. >>> some legal experts say people hear in california should pay close attention to the provisions of the bankruptcy protection just granted for the city of detroit. the judge in that case ruled that detroit can i
county. a dozen law enforcement agencies are allowing those with warrants for minor offenses who surrender, to receive a new promise to be released immediately, instead of going to jail. those with nonviolent misdemeanors with traffic violations are eligible. they can go into any sheriff's office to fill out the paperwork. >>> a mountain lion was spotted today in woodside. now the department of of fish and game, and wildlife will be using a new tactic to try to remove mountain lions who wander into urban areas. >> the killing of two mountain lion cubs by the department of fish and wildlife, caused an uproar. the cubs, likely orphaned were found hiding under a porch. while they were tiny. only 13 to 14 pounds, law at the time did not allow the warden to pursue non-lethal options, which frustrated neighbors. >> i personally was really bad. some of the neighbors were upset. some were frightened. >> reporter: some sprung into action, passing senate bill 132, which helps protect mountain lions. senator jerry hill introduced legislation. >> we share this beautiful place with wildlife.
tents and i will sleep there and make sure it works. >> law enforcement are also urging drivers to slow down and be cautious of icy roads and black ice. snow could drop to 1,000 feet by sunrise tomorrow. elevations above 2,000 feet could see three to eight inches of snow. >>> the port of san francisco is sell chemotive bricks that will be use -- commemorative bricks that will be used at the port. the port says the money will help cover park costs including benches for visitors. a neighborhood activists says it will help pay off the city's debt for hosting the america's cup races. >> they are deceptive the way it is marketed. we want to make sure people have the facts >> it is money that is coming back to the port to help us with infrastructure costs that were put out. >> the park is scheduled to open late next year. >>> time is 6:08. south africa's government is preparing funeral services for nelson mandela who died yesterday at 95 years old. we are learning more about the funeral plans. there will be a ten-day mourning period. on day five there will be a memorial service in a stadium i
of the public and members of law enforcement to this new panel. the task force will consider various options including setting up a citizen review board or an independent citizen auditor. its final recommendations will be due a year from now. currently the district attorney looks at officer involved shootings and decides if a crime was committed and that a grand jury reviews those findings. anger over the deadly shooting of andy lopez in october prompted calls for change. investigators say sheriff's deputy eric gail house shot and killed the 13-year-old after mistaking the teen's airsoft bb gun for a real ak-47. the lopez family believes that shooting was unjustified and they filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against both the deputy and the department. the santa rosa police department is investigating that shooting. the county board of supervisors meeting begins at 8:30 this morning and along with beginning to assign people to this community and law enforcement task force, the board of supervisors also are expected to decide on whether to explore the establishment of a memorial park there
and they are looking for smith, his son and daughter in-law and his daughter and fiance h the emergency beacon has not been hurt since the early testimony. >>> the trial began five years after the brutal attacks in richmond. she was gang raped after being taunted for being a lesbian. they say it was a hate crime motivated by the victim's sexual orientation. >>> there will be several rallies and they will hold a rally from fruit veil this afternoon. they are demanding a pay hike to $15 an hour and the right to unionize. >>> a san jose police officer's car is burglarized. coming up, the important item that was stolen which makes this case top prior orty. -- prior orty. >>> good morning, traffic is doing well if you are driving around the bay area, coming up, i will show you where others are beginning to show signs. >>> i have no your heater has been kicking on all night long, it is so cold, maybe some snow, i will tell you more coming up on ktvu channel 2 morning news. i love watching tv outside. and why can you move the tv out here? the wireless receiver. i got that when i switched to u-verse. but
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discovering bobcats rather than mountain lions. animal advocates say a new law is about to go into effect, designed to protect and rescue mountain lions. this comes exactly a year after the controversial killing of two mountain lion cubs. the bill by san mateo senator jerry hill goes into effect on new year's day. we locate animals or chasing them from a residential area. rather than shooting or killing them. >> the goal to have unmanned aircrafts delivering packages to customers in 30 minutes or less. just like that. according to amazon's ceo. the helicopters could carry packages up to five pounds. the company says it's ready to launch the project in 2015. it's asking the faa for permission first to use those drones. that would be really weird. >> let's check in on weather, the change and all that stuff. can you imagine you're standing around and all of a sudden this drone come downs and drops a gift to you? >> a little disturbing. >> the cold shouldn't be sneaking up on you. during the day tomorrow, you're going to notice the big change coming our way. right now, 40s and r50s. a closer
, president obama will highlight people he says have been helped by his health care reform law and web site. he'll join them at the white house. the president also expected to say that republicans want to strip away benefits without offering an alternative. today's event comes a day after the obama administration said healthcare dot gov handled hundreds of thousands of visitors. >> we're keeping our eyes on a freeze on watch that will go into effect later on tonight. i will break down this when we continue. >> welcome back. we now know why this commuter train derailed yesterday in new york city. it was just going too fast. as it came up on a curve. the national transportation safety board says, information from the train's two data recorders shows the train was goiing 82 - miles- an- hour, on a turn when it should have been going no more than 30 mph. four people were killed, including jim lovell, a married father of three boys. >> this is what his family had to say. >> "i just want to say that he was a very loving father and i miss him a lot, and everybody cared about him. everybody." >> th
improvement. >> the bottom line is, this law is working and will work into the future. people want the financial stability of health insurance and we're going to keep on working to fix whatever problems come up in any startup, any launch of a project this big that has an impact on one sixth of our economy, whatever comes up we're going to just fix it. >> the white house expects a big traffic surge to the website in a few weeks. and that's when consumers will probably rush to get insurance coverage by january 1st. >>> we're seeing startling new images of a wrecked commuter train in new york city as the engineer reveals new details about the deadly crash. >> a warning for tourists on the island of maui. the troubling trend that has wildlife officials so concerned. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, boston that gutted a five s building overnight. within >>> it took more than a dozen fire engines to battle a raging fire in boston that gutted a five-story building overnight. within minutes, flames were shooting out of control blowing out several windows. according to officials, janitors were inside when
's two biggest unions have filed a lawsuit against the transit agency and it claims they broke the law when they approved a contract without a key provision. the board was legally obligated to either accept or reject a total contract, but, the board can also tore and it happened during rush hour. find out what is being blamed for the problem and that story is coming up at 6:35. and they are saying they owe them. and however they say if they do that, there will be higher company costs and fewer jobs. they will stage protests 11:30 this morning and at 4:00 this afternoon in oakland. >>> dozens of whales are stranded in shallow water and they are stuck in the florida everglades. >>> they are trying to coming to to help his family. >>> and if you look at 880 westbound am and there is a new injuries traffic. >> teens and 20s and what about those low snow levels for friday night and i will have all the details on all of those coming up. [ male announcer ] december is customer appreciation month at subway. we're saying thanks with two of your favorite six inch subs. the six-inch cold cut com
contact after smith reported engine travel. he was traveling with two of his children, a daughter-in-law and a future son-in-law. officials are asking people to keep an area out in that area for any sign of the missing airport. >>> families tonight in the bayview area are celebrating the opening of a new preschool that. might not seem unusual but this new preschool is a rarity in the community. ktvu's rob roth visited the classroom and meet the children who are benefiting tonight. >> how are you doing? >> reporter: for these 16 preschoolers, it's story time. >> who knows what that is? >> reporter: this early childhood education program is finishing out its first week of operation at the ymca in san francisco's bay view district. preschoolers are a rare sight in this neighborhood of mostly low income families with few resources. parents seem grateful. >> my child was so excited to come to school and her first day she didn't want to go home. >> reporter: other than a head start program, this is the only licensed early childhood education program in the entire neighborhood. >> traditional
was traveling with two of his children, his daughter-in-law and future son-in-law. it's unclear when aerial searches will resume. >>> an oakland woman who lost her son to gun violence will take part in a rally next week in washington, d.c. 17-year-old christopher jones was killed in a drive-by shooting outside his family's home new year's i've 2010. no one has ever been charged in the case. his mother says she's part of a contingent that will represent california at a national vigil for homicide victims. it will be held at the washington national cathedral two days before the first anniversary of the newtown, connecticut, school shooting. >>> thousands of people are expected to gather for a memorial to honor actor paul walker tomorrow. walker was killed last weekend wrt porsche i was riding in crashed in santa clarita. a memorial at that crash site has been growing ever since. thousands of people have rsvped for the memorial at 5:00 sunday at the scene where walker died. . >>> while people are waking up to a little snow and in some parts of the bay area. if that's the case it usually means
. >>> california's law requiring police to collect dna samples from suspected felons goes before federal court. the nine circuit counsel will hear the case. california asserts dna collection helps solve cold cases. recently the u.s. supreme court upheld a narrower law from maryland which permits sampling only from those charged. >>> it was an emotional memorial today at a memorial for paul walker. dozens attended. many left candles and flowers at the site of that fiery crash. others brought souped up cars like the one walker used on his film. >> he was a great guy. personal and on film. everybody loved him. he did a lot for the community as well. >> the 40-year-old walker and titus were attending a fundraiser. >>> 30 stray dogs are being flown from the east bay to boise idaho tomorrow morning on something called the chihuahua express. >> reporter: dozens of kennels are being rushed. >> the area is flooded with little dogs like this. there's not really a lot of interest in adopting. >> reporter: kimbrough blames the designer dog trend. they require more care than some people expect. these thre
on today, the sonoma county board of supervisors will appoint both members of the public and law enforcement to this new panel. it will be a 21-member task force that ultimately will come up with an independent review process for officer-involved shootings here in sonoma county. the task force will consider various options including setting up a citizen review board or an independent citizen auditor. the final recommendations will be due a year from now. currently the district attorney looks at officer-involved shootings and decides if a crime was committed and then a grand jury reviews the findings but the anger over the death of andy lopez prompted calls for change. sheriff's deputy eric gelhaus shot and killed lopez after mistaking his bb gun for a real ak-47. the lopez family believes that shooting was unjustified and filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against boat the deputy and the department. the santa rosa police department is investigating that shooting. this county board of supervisors meeting will begin an hour from now. along with appointing members to the community
of black law enforcement executives. today oliver will deliver his assessment to the bart board and i spoke with police chief rainy at the beginning of this process in june. >> i would say we definitely have done the majority of the reforms. and as far as our progress, i'm going to leave that up to the assessors. >> reporter: the highest profile black eye for the department the shooting of oscar grant in 2009 captured on this cell phone video then turned into a movie. lots of concerns here from racial profiling to police brutality. and the report that led to proposed reforms was commissioned later that year. so today, we are going to examine how those reforms were implemented and we're expected to hear from the police chief himself. right now live at the fruitvale bart station anne makevoc, kpix 5. >> how much was the audit? >> reporter: this is just the audit not the original creation of the reforms. just this audit that went on this year cost $25,000. >> thank you. >>> no doubt the barred board will also talk about the latest train troubles. investigators are inspecting a train that scree
were on board, including his sorngs daughter in law, his daughter and her fee yawns yachlt crews will resume the search tomorrow. >> bart unions filed a lawsuit today saying it broke the law receiving a single item. >> this is a story we had on friday. >> the lawsuit filed in court says it was illegal for the bart board to remove a single item from the bart contract. >> they must honor total final agreement. we're asking the court to enforce the employer obligation to do so. >> the lawsuit is going to delay a resolution to this dispute. >> this after two strikes the unions fat rat fied it. bart says it discovered a clause was signed by mistake. section 4.8 giving workers six weeks of paid family medical leave. bart says paper trail shows the district rejected it twice and never intended to agree to it because it makes the deal far too expensive. >> there are ways we can implement that language that would be acceptable, we believe to both parties they're not willing to entertain that discussion. >> reporter: unions have not heard from bart since before the disputed vote. >> the m
. >> reporter: they said they broke the law three times by refusing to ratify the complete contract, refusing to execute the contract, and siting them during months of negotiation the. >> b.a.r.t. and its board of directors found by the total package agreement, and everyone understood the total package agreement included tentative agreements such as 4.8 regarding family medical leave. >> reporter: b.a.r.t. says it could cost $5 million to $10 million and they never agreed to it. a spokesperson says it was accidently typed into the contract and there's notes that the union withdrawal the proposal. >> it's actually word-for-word with the union proposal. not one change was made. that's another bit of evidence to show it was never negotiated. >> reporter: the union says bologna. letter by letter, sentence by sentence, period by period. >> reporter: an experienced labor attorney expects the superior court to do what they usually do. >> they have no problem finding that's a bargaining, and as a result, it requires the employers to sign the agreement they agreed to. >> reporter: a b.a.r.t. spokesper
on 55 changes recommended by the national organization of black law enforcement executives or noble. more problems for bart this morning. a short circuit made the emergency brakes lock up on a train heading through the berkeley hills tunnel through the rock ridge and uh rine do station. nine passengers went to the hospital with breathing problems. there is one of them. they are all going to be okay. the malfunction sent brake dust which is similar to smoke into the passenger cars. >>> new at 11:00, new images of a bank robber dubbed the sports cap bandit. look at this surveillance video of two banks in late october and early november. police say she gave the teller a note at both banks saying she has a gun. she is 25 to 30 years old and 5 foot 7 to 5 foot 8 and 140 to 170 pounds with brown eyes and brown hair. >> on the peninsula, police in hillsboro are warning people about a jump in mail theft, but it is a rn whatting we can all benefit from no matter where you live. a property tax check was recently stolen out of a curbside mailbox. to avoid becoming a victim of check fraud or id
in stockton. multiple law enforcement agencies are on the scene of a shooting for a man wanted in an attempted homicide. the suspect was shot and killed by an officer after he refused to put down a knife. this started as a chase on interstate five in stockton. >> we got to the freeway and the suspect's vehicle was disabled and he calm out yielding a knife and an officer fired the weapon, striking the suspect one time. the suspect was transported to a hospital where he died from the injuries. >> the suspect was wanted on domestic violence charges. part of southbound interstate 50 is now closed. >> in benicia officials are investigating the cause of an early morning house fire that sent an elderly couple to the hospital at 2:00 a.m. at the home. a newspaper delivery person smelled smoke and called the fire department. the couple and a dog were pulled from the home safely and taken to the hospital in serious condition. thing do is okay. >> the red cross has been called to an apartment fire in san lenadro where fire has displaced 50 people. it break out an hour ago and officials say an electrical
the national organization of black law enforcement executives to review police operations. they made 55 recommendations now, an auditor says they have implemented many, including changing use of force training and accountability for use of force, accountability within the department and with the public. >> they revised their use of force process now they have a good approach to demand use of force. >> the chief hired after the grant case. >> we feel good about what we've accomplished until this point. but the job isn't finished. >> grant's uncle appreciates the changes but feels there is a long way to go in the area of one on one relations with people of color. >> i go to forums and i lites listen to the community. there are major changes. >> this is a rally. people to the streets after the killing of trayvon martin. many city businesses had to board up broken windows a number of those windows are still covered with plywood and many wondering why the big retailer has yet to fix windows. smaller businesses did so within weeks. >> this used to be a place to come to see the decorations. >
. after the grant case bart asked the national organization of black law enforcement executives or noble to review police operations. noble made 55 recommendations. now an auditor says the department has implemented many of them including changing use of force training and accountability for use of force. accountability within the department and with the public. >> they have revised their use of force process and so now they have a good solid systemic approach to managing use of force. >>reporter: chief was hired after the grant case. >> feel good about what we have accomplished up until this point but it's not finished. very, very easy to slip back if we don't make sure that our accountability system are in place. >>reporter: grant uncle appreciates what changes have been made but feels there's a long way to go in the area of one on one relations with people of color. >> i good to the forum. i go to the meetings. i listen to the community and the community still have major complaints. there has been no real improvement when it comes to dealing with the community. >>reporter: joh
the first african law firm. in 1960, mandela turned militant. >> there are many people who feel that it is useless for us to continue talking nonviolence. >> mandela loved up to his name, troublemaker, repeatedly challenging authority. he was convicted of sabotage and conspiracy to overthrow the government and sentence to life in prison. he was cut off from the outside world, but mandela's message and movement endured. his wife became his unofficial ambassador. finally, in 1990, nelson mandela was freed. >> mandela became south africa's first black president and crafted a new constitution. he preached reconciliation and never spoke of retribution. mandela became a larger than life figure with rock star status, celebrity, and world leaders came calling. he won the nobel peace prize and traveled the world repairing south africa's image and promoting tolerance. mandela and his wife divorced in 1996. he later remarried. age slowed him down. he retired from public life, but continued to welcome dignitaries from around the world to his home. in june, he was rushed to the hospital wi
. >> you are having to prove your child needs what the law says your child needs. >> bay area school districts denying services. how legal battles over special ed are costing all students. >> you worked at that station long enough there is a good chance you are going to come down with cancer. >> and we investigate a bay area fire station that earned the ugly reputation as the cancer station. here is chief investigative reporter tony kovaleski. >> for the next 30 minutes we investigate exposing stories, uncovering issues and holding government accountable. we begin on the tarmac with an investigation on the growing demands of pilots. critics say it could affect your safety. the asiana crash at sfo last summer
obama is calling on aid to help with the afford able care act. republicans want to repeal the law. americans may have to pay more than they expected to keep their doctors. >> congress will be in session. they have a long list of bills to finish. 1.3 1.3 americans will be affected. a farm bill will keep milk prices stable if it passes. >>> the city council will consider regulations for libraries and parks, 1% of san jose. it will close dispensaries, they will fight back with a ballot measure. >>> a gun buy back is running out of time. gun buy gun has 3 more days. they have raised half. the church on december 14th, that's the one year anniversary of the newtown killing in connecticut. >>> the rock and roll band tweeted it will not perform in florida after seeing the film black fish. it talked about a killing of a sea world trainer by an orca in 2010. willie nelson and bare naked ladies have also pulled their shows. >>> a half million people crammed in kiev's central square. they toppled a statue that has been there since 1946. the government has launched an investigation. one deem
in check. >> reporter: outside candlestick park, no shortage of the crowd control from all ranks of law enforcement. and when there is this kind of rivalry, the extra security will become a top priority for the san francisco police chief. he will not talk about the hard numbers, but did say. >> i will tell you what, we had about 50% more officers than in the day game today and twice as many officers in the opposing team. >> reporter: that means they will be describing themselves in the seahawks jerseys, monitoring the crowd inside and outside candlestick park at all times. they do it at their home games. and for a big game like this, we will do it too. >> you will find yourself in jail and these tickets are expensive as you will want to find yourself inside the stadium. >> it is all good. >> reporter: for fans, the extra security was paying off. they broke up the pre-game fight or two in their days, but not today. >> and it is chill and it is a game and we want to outdo ourselves. >> reporter: and the sisters are in from out of town and they agree. >> i heard that it could be, you know,
unions have filed a lawsuit against b.a.r.t. that claims b.a.r.t. broke state law. it approved a contract without a key provision. the unions claim the board was legally obligated to either accept or reject the entire court, not just eliminate the costly paid family leave clause. b.a.r.t. says the lawsuit will only drag out this labor dispute. >>> the board could talk about the latest meltdown on the tracks. a crowded train was forced to stop right in the middle of a tunnel during yesterday morning's commute. we'll find out what's being blamed for that problem -- coming up for urat 7:30 -- coming up for you at 7:30. >>> an early-morning house fire in benecia. the passerby who is being credited for saving two people. >>> and we'll find out why the city of san francisco is paying some homeowners to plant a garden in their front yard. >>> right now, traffic is doing pretty well in many areas. the bay bridge toll plaza is slow. we just got a report of black eyes in the east bay. we'll tell you where. >>> parts of the bay area in the upper teens. coming up, how long the freeze warning will las
extensions of older laws that were set to expire. hope appears to be dwindling for the small deal between house and budget leaders that wanted to replace the federal spending cuts known as sequester with smarter cuts and revenue. >> when will they learn to say yes? >> reporter: john boehner argued senate democrats were to blame for this year's inaction because they wouldn't consider the bills. >> this year is going down as the least productive in congressional history. what can you and others do to change that? >> look at the number of bills passed by the senate you can see where the problem is. >> reporter: >> reporter: >> reporter: report the senate is in the midst of a two week recess despite all these deadlines. one bright spot i suppose norah and charlie, for the first time in many years congress is not facing the manufactured crisis this holiday season like a fiscal cliff or government shutdown. several lawmakers told me their lives threatened to leave them if they allowed another crisis to ruin yet another family christmas. >> now to a new security threat.
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